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"Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer)"
Single by Freemasons featuring Sophie Ellis-Bextor
from the album Shakedown 2 and Another Love
Released June 22, 2009
(see Release history)
Format CD single
Digital download
Vinyl
Recorded London, UK
Genre Disco house
Length 4:04 (Original version)
3:05 (Radio edit)
3:24 (Video edit)
3:30 (Gaydar Radio Mix)
Label Fascination
Loaded Records
Writer(s) Sophie Ellis-Bextor
James Wiltshire
Russell Small
Producer James Wiltshire
Russell Small
Sophie Ellis-Bextor single chronology
"If I Can't Dance"
(2008)
"Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer)"
(2009)
"Bittersweet"
(2010)
Freemasons single chronology
"When You Touch Me" (featuring Katherine Ellis)
(2008)
"Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer)"
(2009)
TBA

"Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer)" is a song by Freemasons and Sophie Ellis-Bextor for Freemasons' second studio album Shakedown 2, released on June 22, 2009.[1] It also served as the first single for Sophie's 4th album, Another Love.

Contents

Release

The song was uploaded to Sophie Ellis-Bextor's official MySpace page on June 2, 2008. It was announced on February 22, 2009 that "Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer)" would be released as the Freemasons' new single.

The song was premiered on BBC Radio 1's The Scott Mills Show on April 24, 2009 [2]. The song has been added to its B List in June 17[3]. Freemasons promoted the single in the United States, as they did on May 2, 2009 at the Town Club in Washington DC [4].

The single has been added to the A-list on Galaxy FM, the A-list on Kiss[5] and BBC Radio 1 B-list[6]. Also, it has reached #1 on the Cool Cuts Chart[7]. The single also reached #1 on the MTV Dance Chart, becoming a smash hit, where it's sitting at the top position for thirteen consecutive weeks[8]. The single peaked at #9 on the MTV TMF UK Chart[9]. Also, "Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer)" has hit the Number 1 Spot of the Gaydar Radio Top 20[10].

The single reached #2 on the UK Dance Chart, as well #2 on the UK Indie Chart on the issue of July 3 2009[11][12].

The song was Popjustice's "Song of the Day" on March 11, 2009.[13]

The song has been nominated for "Best Single of 2009" on the first ever "Download Music Awards"[14].

"Heartbreak (Make Me a Dancer)" came #21 on the "Digitalspy Top 50 Singles of 2009"[15]. The single also peaked at #33 on "Popjustice's Top 45 Singles of 2009"[16].

Promotion

The song was premiered on BBC Radio 1's show The Scott Mills Show, and since, it has been added to many radio playlists. Freemasons have been promoting the song in the UK at XXL, and in the United States at the Town Club, in Washington DC.

Ellis-Bextor performed for the first time on TV on the National Lottery Show on 20 May.[17] She performed at G-A-Y on June 20, 2009,[18] and at GMTV on June 16, 2009.

Music video

The music video was directed by Chris Sweeney and filmed on 21 April 2009.[19][20] The video was released May 8 and it features Ellis-Bextor dancing and singing the song in a futuristic setting surrounded by dancers and special effects.[20] The video version of the song differs from the original edit; the breaks between verses are shorter, and the bridge towards the end of the song is quicker and is mixed differently.

Tracklistings

UK Digital download #1
  1. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Radio Edit)
UK/US Digital download[21][22]
  1. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Radio Edit)
  2. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Club Mix)
  3. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Dub Mix)
  4. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (The Mac Project Remix)
  5. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (The Bitrocka Club Mix)
iTunes exclusive[23]
  1. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Radio Edit)
  2. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Club Mix)
  3. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Dub Mix)
  4. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (The Mac Project Remix)
  5. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Bitrocka Club Mix)
  6. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Bitrocka Dub Mix)
  7. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Bitrocka Italo Mix)
  8. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Steve Mac Dub Mix)
  9. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Instrumental)
UK CD-Single[24 ]
  1. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Radio Edit)
  2. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Club Mix)
  3. Uninvited (Radio Edit)
  4. When You Touch Me (Radio Edit)
European Maxi Single
  1. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Radio Edit)
  2. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Club Mix)
  3. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (The Mac Project Remix)
  4. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (The Bitrocka Club Mix)
  5. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (The Bitrocka Italo Mix)
  6. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (The Bitrocka Moving On Mix)
Australian Maxi Single[24 ]
  1. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Radio Edit)
  2. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Club Mix)
  3. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (The Mac Project Remix)
  4. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (The Bitrocka Club Mix)
  5. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (The Bitrocka Italo Mix)
  6. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Steve Mac Dub Mix)
  7. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Enhanced Video)
12" vinyl[25]
  1. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Club Mix)
  2. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Radio Edit)
  3. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (The Mac Project Remix)
  4. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (The Bitrocka Club Mix)
UK 10-track Promo[26]
  1. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Radio Edit)
  2. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Extended Mix)
  3. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Full Length Club Mix)
  4. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Dub Mix)
  5. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (The Mac Project Remix)
  6. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Bitrocka Club Mix)
  7. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Bitrocka Dub Mix)
  8. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Bitrocka Italo Mix)
  9. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Steve Mac Dub Mix)
  10. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Instrumental)
Gaydar Radio exclusive[27]
  1. Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) (Gaydar Mix)

Other remixes and versions

  • U.M. Project Remix
  • Alex Astero & Evan Sax Remix
  • Acoustic Live
  • Mr. Bobina Remix

Chart performance

"Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer)" made its debut on the UK Singles Chart at #164 on June 14, 2009 as it was released that day on iTunes. The following week, the single climbed 149 places to reach position #15 (counting only the downloads from the exclusive iTunes bundle.[28]) On its third week, the song climbed to #13. The single sold a total of 125,000 copies in the UK[29]. It has reached the UK Dance Chart's Top 5 where it stayed for 13 weeks. [30]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 13
Irish Singles Chart 38
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[31] 51
Australian Top 20 Dance Chart[32] 9
Dutch Singles Chart 85
UK Club Chart[33] 2
UK Upfront Club Chart 5
UK Mainstream Club Chart[34] 2
Ultratop Belgian Singles Chart (Flanders)[35] 33
Ultratip Belgian Singles Chart (Wallonia)[36] 4
Russian Top 100 Singles Chart[37] 2
Finnish Singles Chart[38] 19
French Club Chart 2
Greek Singles Chart 5
UK Year-End Chart (2009) 63

Release history

Region Date Format
United Kingdom April 24, 2009 (2009-04-24) Airplay
June 14, 2009 (2009-06-14) iTunes exclusive[39 ]
June 21, 2009 (2009-06-21) Digital download[39 ]
June 22, 2009 (2009-06-22) CD Single[40]
United States April 27, 2009 (2009-04-27) Airplay
June 21, 2009 (2009-06-21) Digital download[41]
The Netherlands June 22, 2009 (2009-06-22) Digital Download
CD Single
Spain Digital Download[42]
France June 26, 2009 (2009-06-26) Digital Download[43]
June 29, 2009 (2009-06-29) CD Single[44]
Vynil[45]
Australia August 8, 2009 (2009-08-08) CD Single
Mexico October 26, 2009 (2009-10-26) Digital download

Live performances

References

  1. ^ http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/music/a147856/freemasons-to-release-ellis-bextor-song.html
  2. ^ Forums - The Scott Mills Show
  3. ^ BBC - Radio 1 - Playlist
  4. ^ Freemasons in the US promoting Heartbreak
  5. ^ Kiss 100 London
  6. ^ BBC Radio 1 Playlist
  7. ^ Sophie Ellis-Bextor fans blogspot
  8. ^ MTV Dance Chart
  9. ^ MTV UK Chart
  10. ^ Gaydar Radio
  11. ^ UK Dance Chart
  12. ^ UK Indie Chart
  13. ^ Popjustice Song of the Day archives
  14. ^ Download Music Awards
  15. ^ Digital Spy Top 50 Singles of 2009
  16. ^ Popjustice Top 45 Singles of 2009
  17. ^ Sophie's performing on the National Lottery
  18. ^ Sophie Ellis-Bextor at G-A-Y
  19. ^ "New Efforts From The Blimp Team". ColonelBlimp.com. 24 April 2009. Retrieved 25 April 2009.
  20. ^ a b Balls, David. "Ellis-Bextor shoots Freemasons video". Digital Spy. 20 April 2009. Retrieved 25 April 2009.
  21. ^ US Digital Download Track listing
  22. ^ Heartbreak Make Me A Dancer UK tracklisting
  23. ^ Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer) iTunes exclusive
  24. ^ a b CD Single Official Tracklisting
  25. ^ Vinyl Tracklisting
  26. ^ UK 10-track Promo Heartbreak Make Me A Dancer
  27. ^ Gaydar exclusive
  28. ^ UK Singles Chart
  29. ^ UK sales for Heartbreak
  30. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/chart/dancesingles UK TOP 40 DANCE SINGLES
  31. ^ New Entries - Week Commencing: 10 August 2009
  32. ^ ARIA Top 20 Dance Chart
  33. ^ UK Club Chart
  34. ^ UK Mainstream Chart
  35. ^ Ultratop Belgian (Flanders) Singles Chart
  36. ^ Ultratip Top 40 Wallonia
  37. ^ Russian Top 100 Singles Chart
  38. ^ Finnish Singles Chart
  39. ^ a b Digital Download Release Date
  40. ^ HMV Physical Release Date
  41. ^ US Digital Download Release Date
  42. ^ 7Digital Spanish Digital Store
  43. ^ French Release
  44. ^ French CD Release
  45. ^ French Vynil Release







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